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Beyond the Big Idea – Dr Krystal Evans talks about Innovation

Everyone talks about it, but what does innovation really mean? And how do you create a culture in which innovators flourish? The University of Melbourne believes it has some answers. Read article here

$50,000 Victoria Prize, and Victoria Fellowships now open

Leading Victorian scientists and researchers who have made, or have the potential to make, a significant scientific discovery or technological innovation are encouraged to nominate for the $50,000 Victoria Prize for Science & Innovation. If you know someone…

$80,000 GSK Award for Research Excellence 2017

The GSK Award for Research Excellence is a long-standing and prestigious award which supports outstanding Australian research. The Award, with its accompanying grant of $80,000, has played a part in assisting some of Australia’s most important leaders and…

New series puts Australian health under the microscope

Dr Shalin Naik from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is co-hosting a new ABC health and medical science education series, Ask the Doctor, which premieres at 8pm on Tuesday 16 May.In a twelve-part series, the state of the…

Nature Jobs Career Guide Melbourne

Nature has release a careers guide supplement foccussing on Melbourne’s biomedical sector. Melbourne’s institutions cluster into discrete geographic hubs, with a solid culture of collaboration and an emphasis on biomedical research. Learn more about the area’s leading scientific…

Victorian Medical Jobs And Research In The Fast Lane

More Victorian jobs will be created in the pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology sectors following the announcement today of a major Chinese partnership that will open up opportunities for Victorian companies, universities and research institutes. Premier Daniel Andrews signed…

National Research Infrastructure Roadmap

The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap (2016 Roadmap) outlines national research infrastructure required over the coming decade so that Australia’s world class research system continued to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment.…

International Research Scholarship for Professor Mark Dawson and five other Melbourne researchers

Peter Mac’s Professor Mark Dawson has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Research Scholar. The scholarship recognises Prof Dawson as a leading early-career scientist working outside of the G7 group of countries. Prof Dawson…

Monash University and Corvus Pharmaceuticals enter into exclusive license agreement for Novel Immuno-Oncology Program

Monash University and Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRVS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, have announced today they have entered into an exclusive agreement. Under the agreement, Corvus has licensed global rights to an undisclosed novel immuno-oncology program, which includes…

15th – 17th May – AusTrade Smart Health Mission to China

Austrade invites you to join the inaugural Smart Health Mission to China which will profile Australian biotechnology, digital health, mobile health and enabling technologies and solutions in healthcare. The healthcare industry in China is undergoing significant changes as…

Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why females are two times more likely to develop asthma than males after puberty. The study showed that…

IDT Receives Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Award for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals

Recognition of excellence in Victorian Advanced Manufacturing 10 May 2017, Melbourne: Australian pharmaceutical manufacturing and drug development company IDT Australia Limited (ASX: IDT) has received a Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame award in the High Growth Sector of…

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